Interest (emotion)

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Interest is a feeling or emotion that causes attention to focus on an object, event, or process.wikipedia
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Brain–computer interface

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In 2016, an entirely new communication device and brain-computer interface was revealed, which required no visual fixation or eye movement at all, as with previous such devices.
The interface is based on covert interest; directing one's attention to a chosen letter on a virtual keyboard, without the need to move one's eyes to look directly at the letter.

Curiosity

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In contemporary psychology of interest, the term is used as a general concept that may encompass other more specific psychological terms, such as curiosity and to a much lesser degree surprise.

Emotion

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Interest is a feeling or emotion that causes attention to focus on an object, event, or process.

Attention

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Interest is a feeling or emotion that causes attention to focus on an object, event, or process.

Surprise (emotion)

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In contemporary psychology of interest, the term is used as a general concept that may encompass other more specific psychological terms, such as curiosity and to a much lesser degree surprise.

Facial expression

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The emotion of interest does have its own facial expression, of which the most prominent component is having dilated pupils.

Mydriasis

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The emotion of interest does have its own facial expression, of which the most prominent component is having dilated pupils.

Fixation (visual)

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In 2016, an entirely new communication device and brain-computer interface was revealed, which required no visual fixation or eye movement at all, as with previous such devices.

Sexual attraction

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In social science measurement methodology, when the intensity of (sexual) interest needs to be measured, the changes in pupil size – despite its weaker, but still consistent, correlations with other measures such as self-reported measures of sexual interest's orientation – have been proposed as its appropriate measure.

Entertainment

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Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience or gives pleasure and delight.

List of nicknames of United States Army divisions

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Many Army divisions have over the years earned nicknames; some laudatory, some derogatory, but mostly colorful.

Atlántida (magazine)

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Atlántida was a general interest and women's magazine published in Argentina between 1918 and 1970.

Enthusiasm

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Enthusiasm is intense enjoyment, interest, or approval.

Social group

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Characteristics shared by members of a group may include interests, values, representations, ethnic or social background, and kinship ties.

Boredom

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Boredom has been defined by Cynthia D. Fisher in terms of its main central psychological processes: "an unpleasant, transient affective state in which the individual feels a pervasive lack of interest and difficulty concentrating on the current activity."

Fascination

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It is also the interest of an individual towards a specific field, work or any passion.

Fray Mocho (magazine)

Fray Mocho
Fray Mocho was an Argentine weekly magazine that published general interest topics.

Boy's Life (Japanese magazine)

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The magazine was marketed to boys in junior high school and older, and included a manga section as well as general interest articles and information.

The Sims 2: FreeTime

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A flyer included in The Sims 2: Bon Voyage expansion pack and The Sims 2 Teen Style Stuff announced this expansion and read: "Now your Sims can enjoy hobbies! Your Sims will have fun taking up a variety of creative, intellectual, or active leisure-time pursuits. They can even meet Sims that share their interests and expand their social relationships. Develop your Sims' skills while they pursue their true pastime passions. Will your Sims stumble reaching for new goals or find a new sense of fulfillment?"

Discrete emotion theory

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For example, Silvan Tomkins (1962) concluded that there are eight basic emotions: surprise, interest, joy, rage, fear, disgust, shame, and anguish.